Special Issue on Leveraging Adaptive Courseware

In collaboration with the Personalized Learning Consortium at the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities, the next release of Current Issues in Emerging eLearning will be a special issue on leveraging adaptive courseware and adaptive learning.

The focus of this special issue will be new empirical research on the use of adaptive courseware and adaptive learning with a goal of advancing our understanding of effective leveraging of tools. The issue will be intentionally diverse, comprising papers that addresses the processes of launching, implementing and scaling use of adaptive courseware and adaptive learning.


Current Issues in Emerging eLearning (CIEE) is an open access, peer-reviewed, online journal of research and critical thought on eLearning practice and emerging pedagogical methods. The journal is published by the Center for Innovation and Excellence in eLearning, and sponsored by the College of Advancing and Professional Studies at the University of Massachusetts Boston.

Current Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1 (2017-2018)



Nursing Advising Using a MOOC: A Case Study
Sandra G. Nadelson, Louis S. Nadelson, Morgan Scadden, Lesa Minnick, and Heather Thomas


Adaptive Learning: A Tale of Two Contexts
Charles Dziuban, Patsy Moskal, Constance Johnson, and Duncan Evans


It’s RAINing : Remotely Accessible Instruments in Nanotechnology to Promote Student Success
Jared M. Ashcroft, Atilla Ozgur Cakmak, Jillian Blatti, Esteban Bautista, Vanessa Wolf, Felix Monge, Dwaine Davis, M. Josefina Arellano-Jimenez, Raymond Tsui, Richard Hill, Anthony Klejna, James S. Smith, Gabe Glass, Timothy Suchomski, Kristine J. Schroeder, and Robert K. Ehrmann


How MOOC Reality Informs Distance Education, Online Learning, and Connectivism
Adelina G. Hristova, Fernanda C. Bonafini, Kathryn W. Jablokow, Rebecca Y. Bayeck, and Eunsung Park


Pioneering Alternative Forms of Collaboration
Rebecca J. Hogue, Jeffrey M. Keefer, Maha Bali, Keith Hamon, Apostolos Koutropoulos, Ron Leunissen, and Lenandlar Singh


Using Mobile Augmented Reality to Enhance Health Professional Practice Education
Bernie M. Garrett, Joseph Anthony, and Cathryn Jackson